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Two Debt Deals Brewing in Congress

As the August 2nd deadline for when the US will reach its legal $14.29 trillion debt limit, Republicans and Democrats are throwing together short-term plans designed to see the US through the crisis, but not much further. Band-Aids, Not Cures Not much more than what analysts consider back-up plans until more long-term solutions to the […]

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As Gas Prices Rise Obama’s Ratings Fall

Despite the fact that President Obama has acknowledged that little can be done, at least in the short term, to lasso in the worrisome and continuous rise in prices at the gas pump, the president nevertheless beseeched congressional leaders on Tuesday to seriously consider repealing tax breaks for the oil industry.  This is a repetition […]

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Obama to Tour Florida School, Promotes Bipartisan Education Reform

This coming Friday, President Obama is to tour a Florida school with Jeb Bush, former Governor, in order to promote bipartisan education reform.Jay Carney, spokesman for the White House, shared that Bush, brother of former president, suggested the Miami Central High School as a suitable example of a policy that toils to improve educational performance.Obama […]

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Wisconsin’s Democrats Still Absent, Refusing to Vote

Fourteen of Wisconsin’s state senate Democrats left the state in order to prevent a vote on a notice that would limit shared bargaining for municipal workers. Now, a spokesman had revealed that they have no plans to come back on Sunday.“I think obviously people would like to move forward with this and find an agreement […]